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This thesis presents the study of top income shares in Mexico between 2009 and 2012. Using microdata files of personal tax returns and employer-wage returns, results of top income shares, top income decompositions, Pareto coefficients, income mobility and top wage shares are presented. Due to the issue of tax evasion, a methodology is proposed to a...
The present paper investigated the impact of the 2008 financial crisis on food security in Mexico and how it disproportionally affected vulnerable households. A generalized ordered logistic regression was estimated to assess the impact of the crisis on households' food security status. An ordinary least squares and a quantile regression were estima...
Abstract: We studied how income distribution and food security status are related to the quality and quantity of foods consumed by Mexican households. Methods: First, we analyzed current expenditure on eleven food groups across food security levels stratified by income quintiles and food security status, based on 2010 National Income and Expenditur...